The everyday and the extraordinary loves of life. We have a one acre cold zone garden in rural Victoria, Australia. This blog chronicles its ever changing nature. We also love traveling and writing, our cats, the sea, cooking, and of course, our garden.
Category Archives: poetry
Life is like a garden: sometimes plentiful, sometimes sparse, greener than others or drier than some, but no matter what the season – always looking for the sun. Be happy; be botanical.
The popular Pharrell Williams song, Happy, was apparently written with the idea of trying to capture what it felt like to be in a good mood. Many famous poets also captured the essence of happiness by reflecting on nature. Nature … Continue reading
Like a perfect summer’s day, the peony lasts momentarily. Its splendour remains as one of nature’s treasures.
I have to admit that I have struggled to begin writing my next post. An idea has been with me throughout the month of June. However, as all high school teachers know, June is the busiest and hardest month. With … Continue reading